National award for porter, John
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National award for hospital porter John Jackson

Hospital porter John Jackson has received a national award for his "caring" approach to the job.

His work at the Royal Blackburn Hospital has seen him win the Kate Grainger Award for NHS staff who demonstrate outstanding care for their patients.

Mr Jackson introduced new procedures to improve the dignity of dead patients and offers psychological support to colleagues when a child dies.

  • 10 Sep 2016